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2May/19

FRIEZE NEW YORK 2019

Artists ruby onyinyechi amanze and Wura-Natasha Ogunji will present a live collaboration at Frieze New York

Artists ruby onyinyechi amanze and Wura-Natasha Ogunji will present a live collaboration at Frieze New York

FRIEZE ART FAIR
Randall’s Island Park
May 2-5, $27-$53 per day
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Frieze New York returns to Randall’s Island Park this week with two hundred galleries from around the world showing their wares in the big white tent. Among this year’s highlights are a tribute to Linda Goode Bryant and her gallery Just Above Midtown (JAM), the “Electric” VR exhibit curated by Daniel Birnbaum, “The Doors of Perception” display of works by self-taught artists curated by Javier Téllezwill, the annual Frame, Focus, and Spotlight sections, the Diálogos celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of El Museo del Barrio curated by Patrick Charpenel, a reading room, food from Court Street Grocers, Frankies 457 Spuntino, Roberta’s, Foul Witch by Blanca, and Black Fox Coffee, and pieces by such key figures as Dawoud Bey, Tracey Emin, Jenny Holzer, Robert Indiana, Lorna Simpson, Anish Kapoor, Alex Katz, Ana Mendieta, Howardena Pindell, Robert Rauschenberg, Nari Ward, and many others. Below are some of the scheduled talks and performances, all free with fair admission.

Thursday, May 2
MATCHESFASHION.COM: Designing the Future with Brandice Henderson, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 2:00

MATCHESFASHION.COM Talk: Sneakers and the Luxury Market, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 4:00

Friday, May 3
FRIEZE TALKS: Simone Leigh in conversation with Saidiya Hartman, Talks Lounge, 12:30

ruby onyinyechi amanze & Wura-Natasha Ogunji — twin: live performance + drawing, North Entrance Lawn, 12:30 - 4:00

MATCHESFASHION.COM Talk: More Sex, Fashion, Pleasure: Christopher Kane and Liz Goldwyn In Conversation, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 2:00

FRIEZE TALKS: Sheila Heti in conversation with Josephine Decker, Talks Lounge, 3:00

MATCHESFASHION.COM Talk: The Dialogue Between Art and Fashion with Grace Wales Bonner, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 5:00

Nico Wheadon, Aruna D’Souza, and Sable Elyse Smith will discuss the state of the art world at Frieze

Nico Wheadon, Aruna D’Souza, and Sable Elyse Smith will discuss the state of the art world at Frieze

Saturday, May 4
FRIEZE TALKS: Aruna D’Souza in conversation with Nico Wheadon and Sable Elyse Smith, Talks Lounge, 12:30

MATCHESFASHION.COM Talk: Art & Queer Culture with Richard Meyer, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 2:00

FRIEZE TALKS: Andrew Durbin in conversation with T. J. Wilcox, Talks Lounge, 3:00

MATCHESFASHION.COM Talk: Art and Dance with Pari Ehsan and Friends, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 4:00

Sunday, May 5
MATCHESFASHION.COM: Transcending the Social – 1970 and Today, with William T. Williams & Courtney Martin, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 12:30

FRIEZE TALKS: Valeria Luiselli in conversation with Terence Gower, Talks Lounge, 12:30

MATCHESFASHION.COM Talk: Cameron Russell on Sustainability, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 2:00

MATCHESFASHION.COM Talk: Food as Art: A Live Installation with Laila Gohar, MATCHESFASHION.COM Lounge, 3:00

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